Written by William Hone according to British Museum. Catalogue of political and personal satires, 13292-13304; Cohn, A.M. G. Cruikshank, 663; British Museum Catalogue; Halkett & Laing Topic: Stoddart, John, Sir,d1773-1856
bySmollett, T. (Tobias), 1721-1771; Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, ill.
Spine title: Launcelot Greaves; Bound in green leather and green buckram with gilt tooling on front and back cover; gilt tooling and lettering on spine with gilt ivy ornamental design near top; red and green marbled edges; red marbled end papers. Topics: Knights and knighthood--Fiction, Quests (Expeditions)--Fiction, Mentally ill--Fiction, Lancelot...
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions. Topics: Popular culture, Rites and ceremonies, Festivals, Folklore, Calendar, Almanacs, English
Grimaldi's original ms. was first altered and revised by Mr. Thomas Egerton Wilks ... "The present editor [Dickens] ... accepted a proposal ... to edit the book, and has edited it to the best of his ability, altering its form throughout, and making such other alterations as he conceived would improve the narration of the facts, without any departure from the facts themselves."--Introductory chapter Topic: Grimaldi, Joseph, 1779-1837
byCruikshank, George, 1792-1878, ill; À Beckett, Gilbert Abbott, 1811-1856
Special Collections copy is full-bound in brown calf, red leather label with gilt-stamped lettering mounted on spine; gilt-stamped illustrations on spine; gilt-stamped dentelle on covers; marbled edged Topic: Caricatures and cartoons -- Great Britain